Directions from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN)

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$98 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 777 / ...

$24 - $45

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Stansted Airport

$75 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN) 125.5 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$39
Business
$37
CrossCountry
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 161 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £20 - £29.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Stansted Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress and arriving at Stansted Airport, Coach Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Birmingham to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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